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Great White Shark

An apex predator among the coastal surface waters where it hunts, the great white shark is one of the largest shark species. These silent killers glide gracefully through the ocean, always in search of their next meal.

Recall Knowledge - Animal (Nature): DC 19

Great White SharkCreature 4

NHugeAnimalAquatic
Source Bestiary pg. 291
Perception +11; blood scent, scent (imprecise) 100 feet
Skills Athletics +14, Stealth +12, Survival +9
Str +6, Dex +2, Con +4, Int -4, Wis +1, Cha -4
Blood Scent The shark can smell blood in the water from up to 1 mile away.
AC 21, Fort +12, Ref +10, Will +9
HP 60
Speed swim 40 feet
Melee Single ActionSingle Action jaws +14, Damage 1d12+8 piercingBreach Two ActionsTwo Actions The shark Swims up to its swim Speed, then Leaps vertically out of the water up to 25 feet high, making a Strike against a creature at any point during the jump (this lets it attack a creature within 30 feet of the water’s surface). After the Strike, the shark splashes back down into the water.Savage Single ActionSingle Action Requirement The shark hit with a jaws Strike on its most recent action this turn. Effect The creature the shark hit takes 1d12 slashing damage.Strafing Chomp Single ActionSingle Action The shark Swims up to half its swim Speed, makes a jaws Strike, and then Swims up to half its Speed further. The Strike deals half damage.

All Monsters in "Shark"

NameLevel
Great White Shark4
Megalodon9

Shark

Source Bestiary pg. 291
Sharks of all shapes and sizes have stalked the oceans, largely unchanged, since primordial times. They are efficient, ruthless predators with multiple rows of razor-sharp teeth capable of rending prey in an instant. Their uncanny ability to smell blood in the water means sharks might show up at any scene of aquatic carnage.

Sidebar - Additional Lore Becoming Meateaters

Contrary to popular belief, sharks are not particularly fond of humanoids as meals. Only under the right conditions—such as when food is scarce or the shark mistakes its victim for a seal—will a shark attack a swimmer or small boat. Such occasions are traumatic enough for survivors to perpetuate the myth of shark as maneater.